UFC 299 Preview: Sean O’Malley’s Title Defense and a Stacked Card

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is gearing up for an explosive event at UFC 299, headlined by a much-anticipated bantamweight title fight. Sean O’Malley, the reigning bantamweight champion, is set to defend his title against the top-ranked contender, Marlon ‘Chito’ Vera. This matchup follows O’Malley’s spectacular knockout victory over former champion Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292, where he ended the fight with a perfect right hand in the second round.

O’Malley has expressed interest in a future bout with featherweight Ilia Topuria, pending the outcome of Topuria’s upcoming fight against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298. Topuria, coming off a dominant performance against top-ranked featherweight Josh Emmett and a submission victory over Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282, could make for an intriguing matchup against O’Malley.

UFC 299 is stacked with talent across various weight classes. The lightweight division will see Dustin Poirier take on Benoit Saint-Denis, while the welterweight bouts feature Jack Della Maddalena against Gilbert Burns and Kevin Holland versus Michael ‘Venom’ Page. In the heavyweight division, Curtis Blaydes faces off against Jaliton Almeida.

The women’s flyweight division is not to be overlooked, with Katlyn Chookagian battling Maycee Barber, and Lauren Murphy going up against Karine Silva. The card also includes a lightweight clash between Mateusz Gamrot and Rafael dos Anjos, and two more bantamweight bouts: Petr Yan against Song Yadong and Kyler Phillips versus Pedro Munhoz.

As the UFC continues to deliver thrilling matchups, UFC 299 promises to be a memorable event for MMA fans worldwide.

UFC 299 with Sean O’Malley – Booked fights

  • Bantamweight Title Fight: Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera
  • Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis
  • Welterweight: Jack Della Maddalena vs. Gilbert Burns
  • Welterweight: Kevin Holland vs. Michael Page
  • Heavyweight: Curtis Blaydes vs. Jaliton Almeida
  • Women’s Flyweight: Katlyn Chookagian vs. Maycee Barber
  • Lightweight: Mateusz Gamrot vs. Rafael dos Anjos
  • Bantamweight: Petr Yan vs. Song Yadong
  • Bantamweight: Kyler Phillips vs. Pedro Munhoz
  • Women’s Flyweight: Lauren Murphy vs. Karine Silva

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